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Dr. Masselli and Professor Harper Honored by Mortar Board and Omicron Delta Kappa

Dr. John Masselli, Haskell Taylor Professor of Taxation, and Jeffrey Harper, instructor of marketing, were both selected as recipients of the 2015 Mortar Board and Omicron Delta Kappa Faculty Recognition Award. This is a student-nominated award based on the outstanding qualities of the faculty member both in and out of the classroom. Dr. Masselli and Professor Harper […]

Area of Marketing Launches Marketing Ph.D. Speaker Series

Dr. Mayukh Dass, J.B. Hoskins Associate Professor in the Area of Marketing, has recently implemented a new Marketing Ph.D. Speaker Series, which introduces doctoral students to top marketing researchers from prestigious business schools around the country. The speaker series intends to have several research presentations throughout each semester and will allow students to learn more […]

Dr. Miguel Aguirre-Urreta Shows Benefit of Pair Programming

This story was provided by George Watson, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. Texas Tech professor Miguel Aguirre-Urreta and his colleagues investigated the advantages and perceptions of pair programming from the programmer’s standpoint. It seems like a simple premise – two people on one project can do the job […]

Dr. Myers Wins JFQA William F. Sharpe Award

Dr. Brett Myers, assistant professor in the Area of Finance, won the William F. Sharpe Award in the 2014 volume of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA) for his paper, “How Does the Market Value Toxic Assets.” The award recognizes researchers who, through their articles published in the JFQA, have most contributed to […]

Area of Management Continues Successful Research

Several faculty members and Ph.D. students in the Area of Management recently had manuscripts accepted for publication in top industry journals. Please join the Rawls College in congratulating the following individuals: Ron Mitchell’s article, “Stakeholder inclusion and accounting for stakeholders” (with Van Buren, Greenwood, and Freeman), has been recently published in the Journal of Management […]

Finance Alumni De’On and De’Juan Collins Share Advice and Experience

After graduating in 2006 with degrees in finance, twin brothers De’On and De’Juan Collins moved back to their hometown of Dallas to begin their careers. While attending Texas Tech the brothers co-founded Collins Capital Investments, a private real estate investments firm headquartered in Dallas. De’On works for HFF, a real estate capital markets firm, as […]

Nick Burns Honored with Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship

Rawls graduate student Nick Burns was recently awarded the “Silver and Black Give Back Scholarship” from the Texas Business Hall of Fame. The scholarship – which includes a $15,000 stipend – was earned based on his leadership skills, business acumen and entrepreneurial desire. Burns was one of 28 students who attend Texas universities to receive […]

Women in Business Host Panel Discussion

Women in Business, a Rawls student organization designed to further students’ knowledge in the business culture, recently hosted a panel discussion with Rawls Advisory Council members to discuss challenges and opportunities in the workplace. Dr. Shannon Rinaldo served as the moderator. Panelists included: Tracy Bacon, Chief Operating Officer, FirstCapital Bank of Texas Susan Menelaides, CPA, […]

Accounting Students Compete in PwC Competition

Four Rawls accounting students are competing in the PwC Case Competition, which allows students to compete against peer institutions across the country. The challenge models real-world business scenarios focusing on the strategic issues currently being faced by companies all over the world. The Rawls team includes: Carlos Ruiz (May 2018) Matthew Fetsch (Dec. 2017) Kaley […]

Rawls Team Placed Second at ICSC Case Competition

A team of four students in the Real Estate Organization placed second in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Texas Undergraduate Case Study Competition in Dallas. The competition pits major universities against one another in a battle of retail development knowledge that determines which undergraduate program produces students most ready to excel in the […]